Author Archives: Doc

Diagnostic Workup Success – that almost wasn’t.

This is Molly.  A few days ago she was presented for an examination.  She had been limping a little the night before and just didn't feel well. There was no lameness when she came in, but she didn't have much mojo.  She didn't seem in any distress really, just no energy.  She also had not […]

Is there a good alternative to Immiticide treatment?

Eric writes: Thank you for all the information regarding heartworm prevention and treatment. There is a lot of misunderstanding. We are an animal welfare group who took in a dog which tested positive for heartworms. The dog has received ivermectin weekly + doxycyline daily for two weeks, paused a week, and will receive another week […]

AHS offers guidance in face of Immiticide shortage to treat heartworm infection

Aug 11, 2011DVM NEWSMAGAZINE National Report — As a shortage of the heartworm treatment Immiticide® looms, the American Heartworm Society unveiled an interim management plan for veterinarians yesterday. "With Immiticide unavailable, veterinarians will need to take steps to carefully manage their heartworm-positive patients," says Wallace Graham, DVM, president of AHS in a prepared statement. Crafted […]